Month: December 2018

December 28, 2018: Statement from State Bar Association President Michael Miller on the Impact of the Federal Government Shutdown on the Administration of Justice

“The federal government shutdown poses grave dangers to the administration of justice, and the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) urges the President and members of Congress to take whatever steps are necessary to ensure that the judiciary is sufficiently funded during the current budget impasse. “While federal courts remain operational, there is still confusion … Continued

Miranda Warnings Holiday Spectacular | with Cindy Miller

EPISODE SUMMARY: Cindy Miller, former Radio City Rockette, philanthropist, and wife of NYSBA President Michael Miller joins David to talk about her career as a Rockette, leading the effort to get Radio City Music Hall designated a historical landmark, and shares some Holiday do’s and don’ts. You’ll get a kick out of this episode.

December 11, 2018: State Bar President Michael Miller Honored with New York County Lawyers Association President’s Medal

New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) President Michael Miller was presented with the Boris Kostelanetz President’s Medal by the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA) on Monday night. The award recognizes a NYCLA member with a distinguished record of dedication to the legal profession. “NYCLA has played a big role in my life both professionally … Continued

War Against All Puerto Ricans | with Nelson Denis

EPISODE SUMMARY: Nelson Denis, award-winning screenwriter, film director, author and former New York State Assembly member joins David to discuss the history of Puerto Rico’s relationship with the United States, how the problems brought about by Hurricane Maria have been crushing the island for decades, and solutions for how Puerto Ricans can become self-sustaining.

Stress Test: Law School, Licensing and NY Practice

EPISODE SUMMARY: David and his guest Patty Salkin discuss the conflicting interests and resulting tensions in New York law schools, which must prepare students for the UBE, ensure they meet pro bono and other licensing requirements, and make students understand that a New York practice will require more than knowledge of the Uniform Acts.